Lieutenant James Matthew Stronge

Regiment: Royal Irish Fusiliers
Date published: 31/08/1917
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 16/08/1917
Age at death: 26
Cemetery: Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No.3, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Plot: II. F. 22.
Information: Lieutenant James Matthew Stronge, Royal Irish Fusiliers, killed in action on 16th inst., was the only son of Sir James Stronge, D.L., Tynan Abbey, County Armagh. Born in 1891, he was married last month to Miss Winifred Alexander, fourth daughter of Lieutenant Colonel H.G.S. Alexander, Carrickmore House, County Tyrone. He was a member of the Despatch Riding Corps of the Ulster Volunteer Force, and was one of the first to respond to Sir E. Carson's appeal after the war broke out. He received his second star on 1st May, 1915.